Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Judges 9:2

Context
NET ©

“Tell 1  all the leaders of Shechem this: ‘Why would you want 2  to have seventy men, all Jerub-Baal’s sons, ruling over you, when you can have just one ruler? Recall that I am your own flesh and blood.’” 3 

NIV ©

"Ask all the citizens of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you: to have all seventy of Jerub-Baal’s sons rule over you, or just one man?’ Remember, I am your flesh and blood."

NASB ©

"Speak, now, in the hearing of all the leaders of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you, that seventy men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you, or that one man rule over you?’ Also, remember that I am your bone and your flesh."

NLT ©

"Ask the people of Shechem whether they want to be ruled by all seventy of Gideon’s sons or by one man. And remember, I am your own flesh and blood!"

MSG ©

"Ask all the leading men of Shechem, 'What do you think is best, that seventy men rule you--all those sons of Jerub-Baal--or that one man rule? You'll remember that I am your own flesh and blood.'"

BBE ©

Say now in the ears of all the townsmen of Shechem, Is it better for you to be ruled by all the seventy sons of Jerubbaal or by one man only? And keep in mind that I am your bone and your flesh.

NRSV ©

"Say in the hearing of all the lords of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you, that all seventy of the sons of Jerubbaal rule over you, or that one rule over you?’ Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh."

NKJV ©

"Please speak in the hearing of all the men of Shechem: ‘Which is better for you, that all seventy of the sons of Jerubbaal reign over you, or that one reign over you?’ Remember that I am your own flesh and bone."


KJV
Speak
<01696> (8761)_,
I pray you, in the ears
<0241>
of all the men
<01167>
of Shechem
<07927>_,
Whether [is] better
<02896>
for you, either that all the sons
<01121>
of Jerubbaal
<03378>_,
[which are] threescore and ten
<07657>
persons
<0376>_,
reign
<04910> (8800)
over you, or that one
<0259>
reign
<04910> (8800)
over you? remember
<02142> (8804)
also that I [am] your bone
<06106>
and your flesh
<01320>_.
{Whether...: Heb. What is good? whether, etc}
NASB ©
"Speak
<01696>
, now
<04994>
, in the hearing
<0241>
of all
<03605>
the leaders
<01167>
of Shechem
<07927>
, 'Which
<04100>
is better
<02896>
for you, that seventy
<07657>
men
<0376>
, all
<03605>
the sons
<01121>
of Jerubbaal
<03378>
, rule
<04910>
over you, or
<0518>
that one
<0259>
man
<0376>
rule
<04910>
over you?' Also, remember
<02142>
that I am your bone
<06106>
and your flesh
<01320>
."
HEBREW
yna
<0589>
Mkrvbw
<01320>
Mkmue
<06106>
yk
<03588>
Mtrkzw
<02142>
dxa
<0259>
sya
<0376>
Mkb
<0>
lsm
<04910>
Ma
<0518>
lebry
<03378>
ynb
<01121>
lk
<03605>
sya
<0376>
Myebs
<07657>
Mkb
<0>
lsmh
<04910>
Mkl
<0>
bwj
<02896>
hm
<04100>
Mks
<07927>
yleb
<01167>
lk
<03605>
ynzab
<0241>
an
<04994>
wrbd (9:2)
<01696>
LXXM
lalhsate
<2980
V-AAD-2P
dh
<1161
PRT
en
<1722
PREP
wsin
<3775
N-DPN
twn
<3588
T-GPM
andrwn
<435
N-GPM
sikimwn {N-PRI} poion
<4169
A-NSN
beltion
<957
A-NSN
estin
<1510
V-PAI-3S
to
<3588
T-NSN
arcein
<757
V-PAN
umwn
<4771
P-GP
ebdomhkonta
<1440
N-NUI
andrav
<435
N-APM
pantav
<3956
A-APM
uiouv
<5207
N-APM
ierobaal {N-PRI} h
<2228
CONJ
kurieuein
<2961
V-PAN
umwn
<4771
P-GP
andra
<435
N-ASM
ena
<1519
A-ASM
kai
<2532
CONJ
mnhsyhte
<3403
V-APS-2P
oti
<3754
CONJ
sarx
<4561
N-NSF
umwn
<4771
P-GP
kai
<2532
CONJ
ostoun
<3747
N-NSN
umwn
<4771
P-GP
egw
<1473
P-NS
eimi
<1510
V-PAI-1S
NET © [draft] ITL
“Tell
<0241>
all
<03605>
the leaders
<01167>
of Shechem
<07927>
this: ‘Why
<04100>
would you want
<02896>
to have seventy
<07657>
men
<0376>
, all
<03605>
Jerub-Baal’s
<03378>
sons
<01121>
, ruling
<04910>
over you, when you can have just one
<0259>
ruler? Recall
<02142>
that
<03588>
I
<0589>
am your own flesh
<01320>
and blood
<06106>
.’”
NET ©

“Tell 1  all the leaders of Shechem this: ‘Why would you want 2  to have seventy men, all Jerub-Baal’s sons, ruling over you, when you can have just one ruler? Recall that I am your own flesh and blood.’” 3 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “Speak into the ears of.”

tn Heb “What good is it to you?”

tn Heb “your bone and your flesh.”



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